Taron Margaryan

Ex-Yerevan Mayor to Be Questioned over Bribery Case

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YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Former Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan will be questioned over the Yerevan Foundation fraud case, director of the National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan told reporters on September 4.

“He will certainly be questioned. The date for the questioning will be set by the investigation. The head of the investigative group himself will decide when to summon him for questioning,” he said.

Vanetsyan added he does not interfere with the actions of the investigative group.

Earlier in June, it was reported that Yerevan Foundation officials had demanded bribes from two citizens in order to issue construction licenses to them.

The foundation is being investigated at the moment.

Taron Margaryan stepped down as Yerevan mayor on July 9 amid strong public pressure.

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